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The Essentials Vol. 2: 52 More Must-See Movies and Why They Matter (Turner Classic Movies, TCM)
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A guide to fifty-two examples of must-see cinema, The Essentials Vol. 2 -- based on the Turner Classic Movies series -- is packed with behind-the-scenes stories, illuminating commentary, moments to watch for, and hundreds of photos spotlighting films that define what it means to be a classic.

Since 2001, Turner Classic Movies' The Essentials has been the ultimate destination for cinephiles both established and new, showcasing films that have had a lasting impact on audiences and filmmakers everywhere. In this second volume based on the series, fifty-two films are profiled with insightful notes on why they're Essential, a guide to must-see moments, and running commentary from Essentials hosts past and present: TCM's Ben Mankiewicz and the late Robert Osborne, as well as Rob Reiner, Sydney Pollack, Molly Haskell, Carrie Fisher, Rose McGowan, Alec Baldwin, Drew Barrymore, Sally Field, William Friedkin, and Ava DuVernay.

Enjoy one film per week for a year of stellar viewing or indulge in your own classic movie festival. Spanning the silent era through the late 1980s with such diverse films as Top Hat, Brief Encounter, Rashomon, Vertigo, and Field of Dreams, it's an indispensable book for movie lovers to expand their knowledge of cinema and discover -- or revisit -- landmark films that impacted Hollywood forever.

About the Author

Jeremy Arnold is a writer and film historian who has written more than 500 programming articles for TCM.com and has contributed to Moviemaker, Variety, Premiere, and DGA magazines. He has recorded audio commentaries for the DVD releases of several classic films and is the author of Lawrence of Arabia: The Fiftieth Anniversary, a coffee-table book companion to that film's Blu-ray release. Jeremy resides in Los Angeles.

Product Details

  • Color and B&W photos throughout
  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Running Press Adult
  • Performing Arts / Film & Video / Guides & Reviews
Author: Jeremy Arnold
Brand:Running Press
Theme: Film and TV
UPC: 9780762469390
Item #: 2212276X
Available Date: 10/20/2020
Model Number: 9780762469390

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